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        Subaru Reports All Time Record May Sales

        Jun 3 , 2008 [USA]
        Forester Sales up Significantly - 66% Gain

        CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 3, 2008 — Subaru of America, Inc. today reported the Company’s best May sales ever with 18,436 total units sold. Retail sales were up 13% over the same month in 2007, driven by strong consumer demand.

        The new 2009 model year Subaru Forester was up 66 percent.

        Model 2008 May % vs. 2007
        Total Legacy 1,973 +11%
        Total Outback
        (includes Legacy Wagon)
        6,512 -9%
        Total Impreza 4,301 +8%
        Total Forester 6,412 +66%
        Total Tribeca 1,211 +4%
        Total 18,436

        “Thanks to the tremendous job our Subaru Retailers are doing and our strong products, we had another exceptional month of retail sales,” said Tim Colbeck, vice president of sales for Subaru of America. “Additionally, with great press in Motor Trend, USA Today and other leading publications, we look forward to continued strong sales.”